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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Farmers and farmworkers

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Training Contest
Awards for rural emergency first responders that include grain rescue tubes and hands-on rescue training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsors: KC Supply Company, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Migrant Health Awards
Awards that recognize migrant health centers, migrant health center board members and staff, and public officials whose accomplishments demonstrate excellence in migrant healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP)
Grants for projects that assist in the development, coordination, and expansion of domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community‐supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer‐to‐consumer market opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA Rural Development
Local Food Promotion Program
Grants to to support the development, coordination, and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises to help increase access and availability to locally and regionally produced agricultural products.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA Rural Development
Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program
Grants to develop and expand existing farm to school initiatives and other food and learning initiatives with the overall goal of increasing knowledge of agriculture and improving the nutritional health of children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
John May Farm Safety Fund
Financial assistance for New York farmers to improve safety on their farms.
Geographic coverage: New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bassett Healthcare Network, New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
Minnesota Workplace Safety Consultation and Grant Program
Technical assistance and funding for qualifying employers in Minnesota to support projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers. Farming and grain handling facilities are among the priority industries.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or improving language access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
National ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) kit on tractors.
Geographic coverage: Currently, rebates are available in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Farmers located in other states may sign up for the waiting list using the online form.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
California Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Inactive
Funding for the cleanup of illegal solid waste sites on farm or ranch property in California that is in need of cleanup to abate a public health and safety threat and/or a threat to the environment.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsor: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery